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Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists explore whether Crimea's vote to leave Ukraine for Russia is like Scotland's referendum, Hillary Clinton in 2016, and the debate over the Republican future at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
White House officials say President Obama will designate a 1,665-acre nature preserve on California's coast a national monument.
Multiple reporters have been harassed and beaten while trying to cover efforts by pro-Russian militants to seize areas of Crimea, raising serious concerns about the safety of journalists and their ability to report accurate information just days before Crimeans vote on their political future.
President Abdullah Gul has rejected a suggestion by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan that Turkey might ban Facebook and Twitter.
I love Saturday mornings, waking up around 4:00 a.m, drinking my coffee, reading news on various blogs and websites.
A lot of us were left scratching our noggins in 2012, when the US Attorneys Office for Arizona announced there would be no charges forthcoming in the abuse-of-powers investigation of several Maricopa County officials, including Sheriff Joe Arpaio and County Attorney Andrew Thomas.
Keith Gessen , is an editor at n+1 magazine. His latest co- authored editorial is called "Ukraine, Putin, and the West."
Seeking to protect a program roughly 50 million Americans rely on, a group of senators introduced legislation on Thursday to stave off cuts to Medicare.
The frontrunner to become the next president of the United States is playing an old and dangerous political game -- comparing a foreign leader to Adolf Hitler.
The U.S. political-media elites, which twisted themselves into a dangerous "group think" over the Iraq War last decade, have spun out of control again in a wild overreaction to the Ukraine crisis.
Providing women with access to no-cost contraception doesn't spur them to make riskier sexual choices, according to a large study published in the Obstetrics & Gynecology journal this week.
On Thursday, the fast-moving crisis in Ukraine took another surprising turn as the de facto authorities of Crimea, the semi-autonomous Ukrainian republic that is currently occupied by Russian forces, voted to become part of Russia.
Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our armed forces and our national security is at risk.
Bernie Sanders in California calling on Democrats to work together to stop what he calls the GOP's attack on the middle class in 2011.
Today, even as a bill heads to the Senate to strip senior military commanders of authority to prosecute rape and other sexual crimes due to their lousy record on same - which is why nine out of 10 sexual assault victims are said not to report their attack - the Army announced it was suspending Lt.